Tarawih literally denotes ‘to rest’, and it is within this meaning that the secret of the night vigil of Ramadan is hidden. The noble Qur’an was revealed not to cause distress, rather the Qur’an was revealed to relax the one who recites or listens to it. Without doubt, the Qur’an is the communication channel between a believer and one’s Creator; and the ultimate goal of the tarawih prayer is to gain tranquillity by conversing with Allah.
~ Excerpt from the chapter ‘The Radiant Month of Ramadan‘
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